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Communications Manager NGO Careers – Girls for Climate Action (G4CA)

Job Title:   Communications Manager

Organisation: Girls for Climate Action (G4CA)

Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda

 

About Organisation:

Girls for Climate Action (G4CA) is a grassroot Girl/Young women eco-feminist movement that is putting our realities and experiences to advocate for climate justice at the local and national levels. The movement was started by young women and girls who live in the riparian zones of the River Nile in Jinja, Uganda whose activism started from the experience of floods and droughts and at the same time the lack of freedom to access the River Nile and the various streams that were being polluted by investors.

 

Job Summary:  The Communications Manager manages and implements strategic communication and marketing that facilitates comprehension, adoption and advancement of the organization’s goals and objectives. They will be on the External Affairs team, working to advance climate justice strategies and goals through the development and implementation of cross-programmatic communications initiatives. The Communications and Marketing Manager will also play a critical role in supporting on partnerships team, assisting with content development and possibly events support to help the movement reach its fundraising goals. They will be part of all the teams working to guide and support on communication needs, development and implementation of communications and marketing strategies.

 

If you’re looking for a career where you can find meaning and purpose, come join us as the Communications Manager! Not only will you fulfil climate justice and conservation objectives in the beautiful town of Jinja, but you’ll contribute to the growth of the movement across the country. We’re looking for a passionate, dedicated person. Come join G4CA and apply today!

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The Communications and Marketing Manager is responsible for;

  • Initiating, implementing and managing communication and media tactics to scale our efforts.
  • They help facilitate on-going communication among movement members, internal and external partners and identify communication and media needs and opportunities.
  • They help develop speeches, key messages and talking points, as needed. They research, write and distribute a wide variety of communication materials including but not limited to op-eds, news releases, fact sheets, web articles, and blog posts, as directed.
  • They will project manage the publication of a Quarterly newsletter and quarterly Board reports. They actively identify target audiences and seek engagement opportunities with new audiences.
  • Social media management and brand visibility.

Qualifications Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum of 3 years’ related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience cultivating and managing client relationships.
  • Experience organizing and coordinating multiple projects.
  • Experience writing, editing, and proofreading.
  • Experience in mainstream and social media engagement.
  • Self-motivated and organized
  • Proficient user of website content management systems (i.e., Site Manager)

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Multi-lingual skills appreciated.
  • Multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience preferred.
  • Experience implementing and measuring communication and engagement plans/strategies.
  • Experience developing media relations networks.
  • Familiarity with communication technologies and best practices.
  • Excellent communication experience, including but not limited to technical writing, computer skills, presentation and oral communication
  • Knowledge and application of current and evolving trends in relevant discipline.
  • Proficient user of social media (X, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team player.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit an updated CV and motivation letter. Also, please provide a daytime telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three) work-related referees. All information to be uploaded via this application form

 

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Deadline: 20th June 2024

 

 

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